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Polo, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Polo had a population of 520 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Polo is located at latitude 39.552 and longitude -94.0356 in Caldwell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Polo (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Caldwell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The City of Polo (GNIS ID: 2396247) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Polo is located within Township of Grant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caldwell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Polo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Polo, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 520
Daytime Population: Workers 153
Daytime Population: Residents 277
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 430
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 510
Population in Familes 400
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 845
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $41,508
Average Household Income $54,758
Per Capita Income $22,106


Total Housing Units 256 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 135 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $99,057
Average Home Value $146,507


Total Households 206
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 130
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.38% -0.9%
Households -1.45% -0.89%
Families -0.62% -1.1%
Median Household Income   5.35%
Per Capita Income   3.62%

Polo, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Polo to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 495 52nd
Population Density # 480 54th
Diversity Index # 388 63rd
Median Household Income # 573 45th
Per Capita Income # 565 45th

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